Black Water is the eighth novel by UEA alumna Louise Doughty and is published by Faber & Faber this week. Louise graduated from the MA in Creative Writing at UEA in 1987 and published her first novel, Crazy Paving, in 1995. Her sixth novel, Whatever You Love, was published in 2011 and shortlisted for the Costa Novel Award. It was also longlisted for the Orange Prize for Fiction. Her previous novel, Apple Tree Yard, was published in 2013 and chosen for the Richard & Judy Book Club and shortlisted for both the Specsavers National Book Awards and the CWA Ian Fleming Steel Dagger. In 2015 she was longlisted for the Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award.